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  One day Yao-shan Wei-yen (750-834), one of the well-known Chinese Ch'an master,
was asked by the host of the monastery to give his sermon to the assembly who
for a long while was expecting his teaching. Yao-shan said: "Strike the bell."

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ZEN AND BUDDHISM NEWS
Here are 4 sources of 24-hour news feeds of buddism and zen news around the world.
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1. Why Cooking Is the Best Way to Practice Zen Buddhism - Munchies_ Food by VICE

Munchies_ Food by VICE

Why Cooking Is the Best Way to Practice Zen Buddhism
Munchies_ Food by VICE
I found this out—along with many other practical ways to practice Zen Buddhism through cooking—when I went to the premiere of this movie in 2008. It was screened in an independent movie theater in Hollywood, and I remember taking the bus for three ...



2. "He Never Said No" -- The inside story of Garry Shandling's Buddhism - Lion's Roar

Lion's Roar

"He Never Said No" -- The inside story of Garry Shandling's Buddhism
Lion's Roar
In this LionsRoar.com exclusive, Shandling's friend, the Buddhist monk Brother Phap Hai — who spoke at Shandling's Hollywood memorial — shares personal stories about Shandling's Buddhist practice and his devotion to Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh's ...



3. Zen Buddhism Offers Path Towards Self-actualization - Whitman Pioneer

Zen Buddhism Offers Path Towards Self-actualization
Whitman Pioneer
I don't know about all of you but this quote by Zen master Richard Baker about his instructor, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, concisely expresses the preeminent motive of my life: “self-actualization.” Or, in more pessimistic terms, this quote could be said to ...



4. A WESTERN SOTO ZEN BUDDHIST STATEMENT ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS - Patheos (blog)

A WESTERN SOTO ZEN BUDDHIST STATEMENT ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS
Patheos (blog)
From the Buddha's time, our teachers have lived close to nature by choice, stepped lightly and mindfully on the earth, realizing that food, water, medicine, and life itself are gifts of nature. The Japanese founders of Soto Zen Buddhism spoke with ...

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5. Buddhist Grand Master Wei Chueh dies - Taipei Times

Taipei Times

Buddhist Grand Master Wei Chueh dies
Taipei Times
Buddhist Grand Master Wei Chueh (惟覺), who founded the Chung Tai Chan Monastery (中台禪寺) in Nantou County's Puli Township (埔里), passed away at 10:31pm on Friday night, the monastery announced yesterday. He was 88. The grand master's death ...
Founder of Chung Tai Chan Monastery passes awayFocus Taiwan News Channel

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6. Zen and the Art of Zombie Killing: A Buddhist Anti-Tech Manifesto - Religion Dispatches

Religion Dispatches

Zen and the Art of Zombie Killing: A Buddhist Anti-Tech Manifesto
Religion Dispatches
Why the current cultural fetish for zombies? In 2014's Hooked, Nir Eyal ventures a guess: “Perhaps technology's unstoppable progress—ever more pervasive and persuasive—has grabbed us in a fearful malaise at the thought of being involuntarily controlled.



7. bell hooks shares her “Big Screen Buddhism” pick - Lion's Roar

Lion's Roar

bell hooks shares her “Big Screen Buddhism” pick
Lion's Roar
My interest in Snyder's poetry and his critical thinking on culture and politics coincided with a desire to learn more about Zen Buddhism. Eager to “study” Zen, I began by reading the works of Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki. This generous bringer of Zen to the ...

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8. Full Moon Zen - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Full Moon Zen
Huffington Post
Ultimate reality goes by many names in Zen — Mind, Buddha, Buddha-nature, and so on. Hotei signals a goal, a direction, and, by extension, a path. But don't mistake the finger for the moon. Another analogy comes to mind: teaching a dog to fetch. The ...



9. Buddha-bot: Chinese temple enlists mini monk robot to boost teachings (VIDEO) - RT

RT

Buddha-bot: Chinese temple enlists mini monk robot to boost teachings (VIDEO)
RT
Longquan temple on the outskirts of Beijing has developed Xian'er, the monk robot, to promote the “wisdom” of Buddhism in a modern way. At 2ft (60cm) tall, the zen 'buddha-bot' has quite a traditional look complete, with shaven head and yellow robe ...
This robot Buddhist monk shares wisdom and zen-repliesDigit

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